Stories about Wilton

T. Nazar: Who cares about the people?

Doug Rooks' column May 13 was about the meaning of recent French elections for Americans and our politicians. The French rejected austerity because it made the economy worse. Rooks' column should be mandatory reading for legislators in Augusta and Washington, D.C., but, they would ignore i... 5


St. Luke's plant sale WILTON — St. Luke’s ECW plant sale will take place from 9 a.m. to  noon Saturday, May 19, at the church, 59 High St. Perennials, house plants, small bushes such as lilacs, as well as gently used gardening tools, books, planters...

Lawrence E. Dwight, Jr.

WILTON — Lawrence E. Dwight, Jr., 54, fondly known as "J," passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 14, at his home in Wilton. J was born December 29, 1957, in Ithaca, N.Y. As a child, J grew up in Longmeadow, Mass., and graduated from Longmeadow High School in 1976. After graduat...

Wilton receives $10,000 from former paving company owner

WILTON — Jack Gibson remembers the towns that supported his paving work over the years. Now he's in a position to give them some help. Gibson, 83, of South Portland started a program, the Marshall L. and Ruth-Anne Gibson Municipal Charitable Program, designed to help municipalities.

Day Group members placing flags on Main Street

WILTON — Wilton Day Group met on May 10 with 10 members present. On April 28 Lois, Hazel and Becky went to the State Homemakers Meeting in Waterville. Flag poles were put together by Lincoln Flagg. On May 3 Lillian, Betty, Beverly, Becky and Hazel went to the fire station and ...

Roger Williams University dean's list

BRISTOL, R.I. — The following local residents are among those to be named to the Roger Williams University dean's list for the fall 2011 semester. Poland: Jennifer Mickool. Wales: Alexandra Landry, Erynne Landry. Wilton: Sarah Smith.

Fisher College dean's list

BOSTON — Fisher College recognizes the following local students as achieving dean's list for the fall 2011 semester: Elise Hodgdon from Norway and Melissa O'Connor from Wilton

Flags on Main Street now up in Wilton

What:  Flag ceremony and celebration When:  10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, Where:  Academy Hill School gymnasium in Wilton WILTON — American flags are flying along some streets in Wilton, East Wilton and East Dixfield to celebrate patriotism. Many resid...


A Cappella concert AUGUSTA — Maine-ly Harmony Chorus and the Kennebec Valley YMCA Youth Chorus will present Spring Into A Cappella Sound at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Vile's Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. This musical program of barbershop-style four-part harmony wil...

Wilton columnist found dead in his home

WILTON — Conservative columnist and financial adviser Lawrence E. Dwight Jr., known as J Dwight, 54, was found dead in his home on Orchard Drive on Monday. According to a Wilton Police Department press release, his body was found by his wife, Adrienne Neary, shortly before 1 p.m.... 9